One evening the kids were cracking us up with the things they were saying, so I jotted them down and the list has continued to grow! Here they are, for your reading pleasure. :o)
Mom: Adelyn, please pick up these blocks and put them in the bin.
Adelyn: Adelyn can’t. Adelyn have it small hands!
(while getting tucked into bed on christmas eve)
Brody: Mom, do we have any oats?!?
Mom: ummmm i can check
Brody: well we need some for santa’s reindeer…just take one of the breakfast packets and pick out the brown sugar then sprinkle it on the roof, ok?
Mom: sure thing honey (trying REALLY hard not to giggle)
Brody: i hope chico isn’t embarrassed…
Mom: what do you mean?
Brody: well, nona keeps calling him a her.
(in the middle of a conversation about police officers and following laws)
Brody: rules, rules, rules…rules make me think of eating bread. rules sounds like rolls, rolls make me think of bread, and thinking about bread makes me think about eating it!
On a road trip…
Adelyn: Mommy look, car have it back-a-pack!! (pointing at the cargo carrier on top of the car)
(everyone starts laughing:)
Adelyn: Good one!
Adelyn: Mama, doing?
Mom: Driving…we have to go to the store, the garden, and the post office.
Adelyn: Ok. Lots doings!
Adelyn: Mama, look!
Me: Good job…but, shoes don’t ever ever belong on the table, ok?
Adelyn: Ok mama.
Adelyn: <<pointing>> chocolate burrito please <<still pointing>>
Mom: Baby, i’m not sure what a chocolate burrito is, but you’re not having one for dinner…i’m sorry
Mom: Would you want to put those stinky toes in your mouth?
Mom: Then please don’t rub your feet all over the mouthpiece of the recorder
Adelyn: Happy birthday Adelyn! cupcake please.
Mom: Those aren’t birthday candles, they’re advent candles for baby Jesus.
Adelyn: Happy birthday baby Jesus! cupcake please.
Brody: What part of a peanut is the seed?
Mom: The nut, the part that you eat
Brody: Oh cool! can I plant this one?
Mom: No sweetie, the honey roasted ones won’t grow.